The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank 6 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 32.00% 17.86% 24.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 72.73% 55.56% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 11
Median daily rate £315 £340 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -13.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 44.00% 32.14% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 40 14
Median daily rate £320 £390 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +12.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £435 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Erskine region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 35 (74.47%) Security Cleared
2 32 (68.09%) SC Cleared
3 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
4 27 (57.45%) ITIL
5 26 (55.32%) SQL
6 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
7 22 (46.81%) Windows
8 21 (44.68%) SAN
9 20 (42.55%) PowerShell
10 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
10 18 (38.30%) Windows Server
11 17 (36.17%) VMware
12 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (31.91%) Configuration Management
13 15 (31.91%) C#
14 14 (29.79%) Relational Database
15 13 (27.66%) Citrix
16 12 (25.53%) Java
16 12 (25.53%) Linux
16 12 (25.53%) Software Distribution
16 12 (25.53%) NAS
16 12 (25.53%) Release Management
16 12 (25.53%) jQuery
17 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (23.40%) .NET
17 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
18 10 (21.28%) Virtual Environments
18 10 (21.28%) vSphere
19 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
20 8 (17.02%) VB6

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) SAN
2 12 (25.53%) NAS
3 8 (17.02%) DNS
3 8 (17.02%) VSAN
4 7 (14.89%) DHCP
5 6 (12.77%) Firewall
5 6 (12.77%) HTTP
5 6 (12.77%) HTTPS
5 6 (12.77%) IPsec
5 6 (12.77%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) MSI
2 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Applications Developer
1 7 (14.89%) Developer
1 7 (14.89%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 6 (12.77%) Applications Support
2 6 (12.77%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.38%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Development Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Software Development Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Web Applications Support
4 3 (6.38%) Web Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Web Support Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.26%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) jQuery
2 11 (23.40%) .NET
3 6 (12.77%) Middleware
4 2 (4.26%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.89%) Clustering
4 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Windows Server
3 12 (25.53%) Linux
4 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.77%) Solaris
7 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.13%) Android
8 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) ITIL
2 15 (31.91%) Configuration Management
3 12 (25.53%) Release Management
3 12 (25.53%) Software Distribution
4 10 (21.28%) Virtual Environments
5 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
6 8 (17.02%) ITIL V3
7 6 (12.77%) ITSM
7 6 (12.77%) OO
7 6 (12.77%) Server Building
8 4 (8.51%) Application Packaging
9 2 (4.26%) Change Management
9 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
9 2 (4.26%) Prototyping
9 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.13%) High Availability
10 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) SQL
2 20 (42.55%) PowerShell
3 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
4 15 (31.91%) C#
5 12 (25.53%) Java
6 8 (17.02%) C++
6 8 (17.02%) VB
6 8 (17.02%) VB.NET
6 8 (17.02%) VB6
6 8 (17.02%) VBA
7 6 (12.77%) Jython
7 6 (12.77%) Python
8 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (74.47%) Security Cleared
2 32 (68.09%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) Degree
3 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (17.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.51%) MCSA
4 4 (8.51%) MCSE
5 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.13%) MCTS
System Software
1 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (21.28%) vSphere
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.13%) XenApp
6 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) PowerCLI
1 8 (17.02%) vRealize
2 6 (12.77%) BladeLogic
2 6 (12.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 6 (12.77%) Netcool
2 6 (12.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (12.77%) Puppet
2 6 (12.77%) SCOrch
2 6 (12.77%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.17%) VMware
3 13 (27.66%) Citrix
4 8 (17.02%) HP
4 8 (17.02%) ILOG
5 6 (12.77%) BMC
5 6 (12.77%) CA
5 6 (12.77%) Dell
5 6 (12.77%) Veritas
6 5 (10.64%) AppSense
7 1 (2.13%) Apple
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) Samsung
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec